Top 20 Media Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$4,400,000,000StarzLions GateMediaAcquisition
3$1,220,000,000TRADER CorporationThoma BravoMediaAcquisition
5$300,000,000BabyTreeShenzhen Qianhe Capital Management, Matrix Partners ChinaMediaInvestment
6$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment
7$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
13$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
16$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$25,000,000Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason EpsteinMediaInvestment

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  1. Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  2. Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Thoma Bravo to Acquire TRADER Corporation (BusinessWire)
  4. Wanda Acquires China’s Leading Movie Portal Mtime For $350 Million (Deadline)
  5. BabyTree Bags $300M USD In Largest Ever Funding Round For Mother & Baby Tech (Tech Node)
  6. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M (e27)
  7. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Taboola steps up in video, buys ConvertMedia for shy of $100M (TechCrunch)
  10. Video Social Network Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  11. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  12. Mobile Entertainment Company Scopely Closes $55M Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  16. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Video Engagement Platform SundaySky Raises $30M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  19. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
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